Whether in high-end restaurants or humble homesteads, the corn tortilla is the canvas on which Mexico creates some of its most classic cuisine. Rick shows us three styles in Mexico City mouthwatering steak tacos al carbon, colorfully garnished bistec tacos a la plancha and stewed tacos de guisado before stepping through lessons in the perfect at-home masterpieces.
This cooking series encourages home cooks to use the vibrant flavors of Mexican cuisine in their everyday cooking. Each week, host Rick Bayless - an award-winning chef, author and teacher - prepares dozens of delicious dishes. Rick also explores the distinct flavors that animate and define Mexican cuisine, a journey that takes him anywhere from the famous chorizo stalls in Toluca to the cliffs of Acapulco to the bustling markets in Mexico City.